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Japan All-High School Baseball Team practice game

by on Sep.03, 2010 @ 3:29 pm, under High School

The Japan All-High School Baseball Team played a practice game against Palm Spring High School on the 2nd.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R
Japan 4 0 0 0 4 0 3 4 4 19
Palm Springs 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3

Yosuke Shimabukuro started the game for Japan and tossed two shutout innings (0 H, 2 BB, 3 SO).  Shinta Hifumi also pitched and did not allow any hits or walks and struck out 2 in his outing (not sure how many innings).

Daiki Maehira and Tetsuto Yamada both apparently hit for the cycle with Maehira going 5-for-6 with 6 RBI and Yamada going 5-for-5 with 5 RBI.

A little more information:

Maehira's at bats- 2-run homer (1st), infield single, triple to right, single to right, fly out to center, double to right-center (9th).

Hifumi tossed two shutout innings.

Yamada's at bats- triple to right-center (1st), walk, single to left, double to left, infield single, 2-run homer (9th).